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First Arrow TV Spot Arrives

Just in case the promotional still, preview clip and trailer weren’t enough, The CW has rolled out the first television spot for Arrow, the upcoming superhero drama based on DC Comics’ Green Arrow. The 30-second ad is pretty much what you’d expect, touching briefly upon Oliver Queen’s time shipwrecked on an island, his surprise return and his conflict with the police.

Created by Green Lantern screenwriters Greg Berlanti and Marc Guggenheim and Fringe co-executive producer Andrew Kreisberg, the series centers on Oliver Queen, a wealthy young bad boy who, after spending five years shipwrecked on an island, returns to Starling City with a mastery of the bow and a determination to make a difference.

The series stars Stephen Amell (Hung) as Oliver Queen, Colin Donnell as Tommy Merlyn, Katie Cassidy (Supernatural, Melrose Place) as Laurel Lance, David Ramsey (Dexter, Blue Bloods) as John Diggle, Willa Holland (The O.C.) as Thea Queen, with Susanna Thompson (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Kings) as Moira Queen and Paul Blackthorne (The Dresden Files, 24) as Detective Quentin Lance.

Arrow will air Wednesdays this fall at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.

After a violent shipwreck, billionaire playboy Oliver Queen was missing and presumed dead for five years before being discovered alive on a remote island in the Pacific. When he returns home to Starling City, his devoted mother Moira, much-beloved sister Thea, and best friend Tommy welcome him home, but they sense Oliver has been changed by his ordeal on the island. While Oliver hides the truth about the man he’s become, he desperately wants to make amends for the actions he took as the boy he was. Most particularly, he seeks reconciliation with his former girlfriend, Laurel Lance. As Oliver reconnects with those closest to him, he secretly creates the persona of Arrow – a vigilante – to right the wrongs of his family, fight the ills of society, and restore Starling City to its former glory. By day, Oliver plays the role of a wealthy, carefree and careless philanderer he used to be – flanked by his devoted chauffeur/bodyguard, John Diggle – while carefully concealing the secret identity he turns to under cover of darkness. However, Laurel’s father, Detective Quentin Lance, is determined to arrest the vigilante operating in his city. Meanwhile, Oliver’s own mother, Moira, knows much more about the deadly shipwreck than she has let on – and is more ruthless than he could ever imagine.

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Comments

  • DrHiphop85

    I guess I was watching the right Buffy and Supernatural…Buffy up to Season 5 were actually AWESOME TV. And while Supernatural wasn’t as consistent. Up until the the start of Season 6, I thought Supernatural was an awesome show…stand-alones or as you call them, fillers, are some of the funniest and most entertaining episodes some time.

  • Lyle

    I was a little concerned about this show at first, seeing the first image of Green Arrow had him in a leather outfit that looked black (probably so the mundanes don’t get scared away from the show). But, the clips give me hope. Yes, it annoys me that Dinah is now Laural and Star City is now Starling City for no apparent reason, but the origin is in tact and he is actually wearing a green costume, not the black costume that every single director except Joss Whedon feels everyone should wear.

  • guest

    “Smallville”, “Buffy”, and “Angel” never were on the same level as “Supernatural”. Those three just don’t compare.

  • JW

    很喜欢这部剧!I like them …